When you get the chance to spend time in Fort Lauderdale with the person you love, you want to experience new things and really see the area that you are visiting. When spending time in Fort Lauderdale, you will find that there is plenty to do and see there – from visiting the beach to spending time in downtown Fort Lauderdale, there are many things to do in Fort Lauderdale for couples.
Let’s take a look at the top seven things to do in Fort Lauderdale for a romantic getaway!
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1) Visit The Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
If historic homes interest you, you will enjoy the Bonnet House Museum in Fort Lauderdale. You can take part in a self-guided tour of the home, exploring the beautiful space and original furnishings, or you can simply pay a small fee to visit the property’s gardens. When taking a day trip to this Fort Lauderdale museum, you can even set up a picnic for you and your significant other on the grounds.
Here are some other Fort Lauderdale museums and gardens to consider:
Flamingo Gardens – A beautiful botanical garden and sanctuary for wildlife
The Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum – Sharing history from World War II
Historic Stranahan House Museum – The oldest structure in the county
2) Spend Time Exploring Las Olas Boulevard
If you are seeking things to do in Fort Lauderdale for couples and you are the type of couple that enjoys browsing shops, you will enjoy all that Las Olas Boulevard offers. You can see some of Fort Lauderdale’s best art in the galleries located here. You can also shop for fresh fashion pieces and enjoy a meal in a Fort Lauderdale sidewalk cafe.
The boulevard is set up close to the Fort Lauderdale beach, allowing you to appreciate the beauty of the water while you are strolling and shopping. Here are some famous shops you should check out on Las Olas Boulevard:
New River Fine Art Gallery – One of the oldest art galleries in south Florida
Guy Harvey Gallery & Shop – A great option for unique gifts and houseware items
Robinson’s Jewelers Las Olas – Wide selection of designer, bridal, and diamond jewelry
3) Take Part In Beautiful Fort Lauderdale Boat Tours
One of Fort Lauderdale’s more popular opportunities that it makes available to tourists is the chance to go out on boat tours. If you would like to see Fort Lauderdale from a different vantage point, you can do that by getting out on the water and taking part in a narrated tour.
If you would like to enjoy more of the natural beauty that is part of the Fort Lauderdale area, you can take a sightseeing cruise or an airboat boat tour of Everglades National Park.
4) Take In A Concert
For a romantic experience while visiting Fort Lauderdale, consider finding live entertainment to watch. There are many restaurants in Fort Lauderdale that offer concerts for you to enjoy, and there are outdoor live entertainment opportunities available, too, that allows you to smell the Atlantic Ocean air while enjoying good music.
The Broward Center is a great place to go if you are looking to take in an orchestra or experience a concert from a nationally known artist while in Fort Lauderdale.
5) Explore Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
If you would like to spend time in nature while in south Florida, consider exploring Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. The park offers opportunities for camping and swimming, walking, and spending time at one of Fort Lauderdale’s gorgeous beaches. If you are looking for some quiet time in the midst of your exploration of Fort Lauderdale, this is a park where you can get that.
Here are some other local parks that you should visit when searching for great outdoor activities:
Sawgrass Recreation Park, which features a small zoo
Esplanade Park, which features regular events
Bill Keith Preserve Park, with a walking trail and great views
Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale is a picturesque park on the banks of the New River with restaurants, shops, and museums
6) Take Time For A Spa Day
Whether you are looking to have a date night while you are in Fort Lauderdale or you need something to do for an entire day, Fort Lauderdale spas offer you the opportunity to relax. You can visit a spa set up on Las Olas Beach and experience relaxation and an ocean-themed experience or get a massage at another Fort Lauderdale spa location.
Visiting a spa allows you to take a break from learning south Florida history and simply be with the person you love, experiencing something relaxing and enjoyable with them. Leave feeling rejuvenated and healthy, ready to take on another day of adventures.
Here are some great spas for a relaxing day:
Casbah Spa & Salon has been in business for over a decade
The Ritz-Carlton Spa focuses on luxury
7) Enjoy Time Outdoors With Us
If you are in Broward County and looking for something you can do to enjoy nature as a couple, we offer paddleboard opportunities, kayak rentals, and instructors who will make everything fun for you.
We have years of experience, entertaining couples like you, and if you are capable of walking a mile, we can set you up with an adventure that is doable and fun. Our opportunities will leave you longing to spend more time in the Fort Lauderdale area.
From Hollywood Beach to many delicious restaurants, Fort Lauderdale has much to offer. Reach out to us to learn how we can make your Fort Lauderdale visit extra special, and check out our website to learn more about the opportunities for couples that we make available.